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Kaluakoi Molokai Brushfire Burns 5 Acres

July 23, 2012, 8:02 AM HST
* Updated July 23, 8:09 AM
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File photo by Wendy Osher.

By Wendy Osher

Maui firefighters battled a five acre brush fire in Kaluakoi on Molokai over the weekend.

The incident was reported at around 2:10 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, 2012 in an area of brush next to the old golf course.

Responding crews had the fire under control by 3:40 p.m. and extinguished shortly after 6 p.m.

The cause of the fire was undetermined and there were no monetary losses.

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Units responding to the scene included Engine-9, Engine-4, Engine-12, and Tanker-4, as well as two tankers from the Department of Public Works.

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